The Week in Pictures: Impeachment delivered and a Covid snowball
A tornado rips through an Alabama town, remembering Kobe, and schoolchildren self-test for Covid.
Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson and acting House Sergeant-at-Arms Tim Blodgett lead the Democratic House impeachment managers as they deliver the article of impeachment to the Senate on Jan. 25, 2021.
The impeachment article accuses Donald Trump of incitement of insurrection in the Capitol riot this month.
Demonstrators at a pro-choice protest in Warsaw on Jan. 27.
A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland and triggered a new round of nationwide protests three months after a top court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional.
A nurse takes care of a Covid-19 patient in the intensive care unit of Lyon-Sud hospital in Pierre-Benite, France, on Jan. 25.
Stubbornly high new rates for infections and hospitalizations fueled fears France may need another full lockdown, which would be the third.
A tree lies over over a small creek after heavy snow near Frankfurt, Germany, on Jan. 26.
Patti Herring sorts through the remains of her home in Fultondale, Ala., on Jan. 26, after it was destroyed by a tornado.
The tornado that struck the northern suburbs of Birmingham killed a 14-year-old boy and injured more than two dozen people. It was an EF-3 storm with peak winds of 150 mph, the National Weather Service said.
Roses with a note saying "#weremember" are placed on the Holocaust Memorial on Remembrance Day in Berlin on Jan. 27.
More than 6 million European Jews were murdered by the Nazis during the Third Reich. The European Jewish Congress estimates that today only about 20,000 Holocaust survivors still live in the European Union.
Students swab and test themselves for Covid-19 at South Boston Catholic Academy in Boston on Jan. 28.
National Guard Citizen-soldiers listen during a tour of the Capitol on Jan. 23. Tours of the Capitol have been restricted since March 2020, but have begun again exclusively for National Guard members.
Police arrest a man during clashes in Rotterdam on Jan. 25.
The Netherlands was hit by a second wave of riots following the imposition of a coronavirus curfew over the weekend.
Men play a game call "topa garane" in the snow in Gevas, Turkey on Jan. 23. The game is played with teams of 6 players and they traditionally use a ball made of horsehair. Here they use a tennis ball.
Local residents in Yogyakarta look up at Mount Merapi, Indonesia's most active volcano, as it spews rocks and ash on Jan. 27.
Merapi's last major eruption in 2010 killed 347 people.
Police clash with protesters during a rally in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow on Jan. 23.
Police detained more than 2,500 people and used force to break up rallies across Russia as tens of thousands of protesters ignored extreme cold and police warnings to demand Navaly's release.
Healthcare workers process antigen tests for the Covid-19 virus on Jan. 24 in Kosice, Slovakia.
In response to a high per-capita death rate, the government began a second national testing effort for the entire population.
Adam Dergazarian pays his respects to Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in front of a mural painted by artist Louie Sloe Palsino, on Jan. 26 in Los Angeles. Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people died in a helicopter crash one year ago.
A giant snowball is decorated as the coronavirus on Parliament Hill in London on Jan. 24.
New York City
A dog wearing goggles is carried through Times Square in New York on Jan. 25.
Students rally in Lyon, France, in support of teachers during a nationwide strike over salaries and the government's handling of the pandemic on Jan. 26.
A child gets a ride on a frozen river in Beijing on Jan. 22.
A doctor collects a swab sample from a Covid-19 patient at his home on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, on Jan. 22. The Rapid Response Teams of the Ministry of Health visit potential and recovering Covid-19 patients at their homes in poor areas to make quick tests and distribute medicine.
Carlos, 52, sees his wife and daughter for the first time since his admission three months ago with Covid-19 at the Hospital Del Mar in Barcelona on Jan. 25.
Anglers from Curve Lake First Nations welcome the dawn while ice fishing on Pigeon Lake in central Ontario on Jan. 24.
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